Round Tower


One unmissable relic of Vyborg’s Swedish times is the squat Round Tower, which now houses a restaurant.

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Nearby Vyborg attractions

1. Clock Tower

0.19 MILES

The Clock Tower was first built in 1490 and is worth climbing for the views of town. At time of research, it was closed for long-term restoration.

2. Town Hall

0.21 MILES

This is the remains of the 15th-century Town Hall, with its distinctive white tower crowned with what resembles a giant metallic wizard’s hat.

3. Lenin & Esplanade Parks

0.25 MILES

Explore these two central and adjacent leafy parks, separated by Leningradsky pr, to find intriguing statutes and carved trees. At the southern end of…

4. Hermitage Vyborg

0.31 MILES

Housed in a wing of a striking building designed by Finnish architect Uno Ulberg in 1930, this small museum hosts themed exhibitions that are curated from…

6. Museum

0.34 MILES

This is a small museum of local history inside the Vyborg castle complex.

7. Vyborg Castle

0.35 MILES

Rising stoutly from an islet in Vyborg Bay, this castle was built by the Swedes in 1293 when they first captured Karelia from Novgorod. Most of it now…

8. St Olaf’s Tower

0.36 MILES

The last remaining part of the original Vyborg castle, this tower can be climbed for great views of the town. Unfortunately, it's inaccessible for the…